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Why hire a car in Leeds?

Known as ‘the capital of the north’, Yorkshire’s largest and fastest-growing city can trace its roots back to the 5th century. Combining a proud industrial heritage with a thriving contemporary urban scene, Leeds is the ideal spot for you to enjoy big city culture and rural escapes. A hire car in Leeds is perfect for exploring the breathtaking Yorkshire landscapes and nearby coastlines, plUSA neighbouring towns and cities like Liverpool, Manchester, Bolton and Stockport.

How to get to and around Leeds?

If you’re flying into Leeds Bradford International Airport, then it’s an eight-mile journey by rental car to Leedscity centre, via the A65. En route, you can stop off at Kirkstall Abbey, a picturesque 12th century ruined monastery. Or you can take a stroll along the banks of the river Aire and even enjoy a picnic if the day is fine.

What brands are available?

There are various local hire car providers to suit your budget and preferences, including well-known brands such as Hertz, Alamo and Enterprise. Some offer extras like free cancellation, unlimited mileage and shuttle services to your rental car.

Must-sees within an easy drive of Leeds

Leeds has a number of charming shopping arcades filled with independent boutiques that you can spend hours browsing. History lovers will also enjoy the Royal Armouries Museum and the Thackray Medical Museum. By night you can take in a play at the Yorkshire Playhouse or Leeds Grand Theatre, or enjoy a drink in the buzzing Call Lane bar area.

There’s much to see outside the city too. Travelling by hire car is the ideal way to explore the atmospheric moors to the north of Leeds , including the famous Haworth Parsonage, home of the Bronte sisters. Five miles from the city is Temple Newsam House, a stately home set in peaceful parkland and filled with priceless art. Just 45 minutes outside Leeds is Yorkshire Dales National Park, a stunning site of rolling hills and river valleys.

Nearby coastal towns include Whitby, famous for being the setting of Dracula, and Scarborough, a classic British seaside resort.

Tips and tricks for driving in Leeds

If you’re visiting from abroad, remember that the UK is left-hand drive. Both the Yorkshire Moors and Dales make for very pleasant driving spots, but be aware that roads can be narrow, winding and rugged. You may even encounter the odd sheep, cow or deer, so take special care in rural areas at night. Always check local area speed limits. Remember that it’s illegal to use a mobile phone while driving in the UK.

Ready to plan your Leeds city break?

Feeling inspired to start exploring Leeds and the rest of England? Check out this City Guide and use the Expedia search tool to help you find the best car hire in Leeds, as well as flight and hotel deals and to research the best attractions and activities.

Why rent a car in Leeds?

Known as ‘the capital of the north’, Yorkshire’s largest and fastest-growing city can trace its roots back to the 5th century. Combining a proud industrial heritage with a thriving contemporary urban scene, Leeds is the ideal spot for you to enjoy big city culture and rural escapes. A hire car in Leeds is perfect for exploring the breathtaking Yorkshire landscapes and nearby coastlines, plUSA neighbouring towns and cities like Liverpool, Manchester, Bolton and Stockport.

How to get to and around Leeds?

If you’re flying into Leeds Bradford International Airport , then it’s an eight-mile journey by rental car to Leeds city centre, via the A65. En route, you can stop off at Kirkstall Abbey, a picturesque 12th century ruined monastery. Or you can take a stroll along the banks of the river Aire and even enjoy a picnic if the day is fine.

What brands are available?

There are varioUSA local hire car providers to suit your budget and preferences, including well-known brands such as Hertz, Alamo and Enterprise. Some offer extras like free cancellation, unlimited mileage and shuttle services to your rental car.

Must-sees within an easy drive of Leeds

Leeds has a number of charming shopping arcades filled with independent boutiques that you can spend hours browsing. History lovers will also enjoy the Royal Armouries MUSAeum and the Thackray Medical MUSAeum. By night you can take in a play at the Yorkshire PlayhoUSAe or Leeds Grand Theatre, or enjoy a drink in the buzzing Call Lane bar area.

There’s much to see outside the city too. Travelling by hire car is the ideal way to explore the atmospheric moors to the north of Leeds , including the famoUSA Haworth Parsonage, home of the Bronte sisters. Five miles from the city is Temple Newsam HoUSAe, a stately home set in peaceful parkland and filled with priceless art. Just 45 minutes outside Leeds is Yorkshire Dales National Park, a stunning site of rolling hills and river valleys.

Nearby coastal towns include Whitby, famoUSA for being the setting of Dracula, and Scarborough, a classic British seaside resort.

Tips and tricks for driving in Leeds

If you’re visiting from abroad, remember that the UK is left-hand drive. Both the Yorkshire Moors and Dales make for very pleasant driving spots, but be aware that roads can be narrow, winding and rugged. You may even encounter the odd sheep, cow or deer, so take special care in rural areas at night. Always check local area speed limits. Remember that it’s illegal to USAe a mobile phone while driving in the UK.

Ready to plan your Leeds city break?

Feeling inspired to start exploring Leeds and the rest of England? Check out this City Guide and USAe the Expedia search tool to help you find the best car hire, flight and hotel deals and to research the best attractions and activities.

Remember that Expedia car hire comes with no hidden fees. The price you see is the price you pay!

FAQs for car hire in Leeds

What’s the best price car rental in Leeds?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is £20 in Leeds.

What’s the average car rental price in Leeds?

On average, car rentals in Leeds are £21.

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia Rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Leeds?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Leeds?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.